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15 May 2006

In Concert With Camilla Tilling: A Sweet Scandinavian Sampler

By ANNE MIDGETTE [NY Times, 15 May 2006]

It is always a mistake to speculate, as a listener, what a performer might be thinking. But it was tempting to project onto the Swedish soprano Camilla Tilling, who sang at Weill Recital Hall on Friday evening, a desire to focus her program on ravishingly pretty music. Ms. Tilling has a lovely voice, and her program featured some of the prettiest songs in the Scandinavian and German repertory: Grieg's "With a Water Lily," Sibelius's "Black Roses," Schubert's "An Silvia" and "Im Frühling," Strauss's "Rosenband."

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